Gary “Skip” Schipper

Mr. Gary “Skip” Schipper, age 68, of Hospers, passed away on Friday, March 22, 2024, at his home.

A private family memorial service will be held on Tuesday, March 26, with the Rev. Milton Sikkema officiating. All those who would like to gather with the family are welcome to join them for a meal and celebration of his life on Tuesday, from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm, at the Hospers Community Center in Hospers.

Memorials will be given to the Special Olympics and the Special Youth Challenge. You are invited to leave a message of condolence, print a memorial folder, and view a tribute video at

The Oolman Funeral Home in Hospers is in charge of arrangements.